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Flying Caballos Ranch Wedding | Americana Inspiration Shoot


July 3, 2014


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Flying Caballos Ranch WeddingI’m so excited to share this fun San Luis Obispo engagement session with you all! Krysta is the coordinator for Flying Caballos Ranch weddings and is also one of my beautiful 2014 brides! We wanted to do something creative and fun for her engagement session, and since the 4th of July is right around the corner, we went with an Americana Boho theme! We got a team of amazing vendors together and set up a gorgeous table on the historic Flying Caballos Ranch bridge (ahem, future Flying Caballos Ranch wedding clients… this would be the perfect setting for your rehearsal dinner!), and did some other fun shots around the venue. This session has been published on Green Wedding Shoes (here) for the 4th of July weekend and I could not be more excited! Check out my favorite photographs from the session!2344a5678910111212a1314151617181920


Flying Caballos Ranch Wedding | Flying Caballos Engagement Shoot by San Luis Obispo Wedding Photographer Mirelle Carmichael | Floral Design and Styling: Noonan’s Wine Country Designs | Liberty Crown and DIY Flag Bunting: Cheryl Tivar | Bride’s Headpiece and Styling: Lo Boheme | Groom’s Bowtie and Necktie: Stag Handmade | Hair & Makeup: Jessi Skipton-Campbell | Bride’s Clothing: Pretty Dirty Hippie | Invitations: Eva Sanders | Venue: Flying Caballos Guest Ranch | Venue Coordination: Krysta Faulkner | Cake: Cake Couture

Mirelle Carmichael is an award-winning fine art photographer based in San Diego and Santa Barbara County. She specializes in high-quality publication-worthy photography for weddings, special events, and editorials. Mirelle Carmichael Photography also offers year-round family photography and portraits throughout Southern California.

  1. Love the inspiration shoot !

  2. Kel Ward says:

    This is absolutely stunning! I love each of her dresses SO much and all of the details are just perfection! Beautiful work, Mirelle!

  3. Rachel May says:

    What a fun shoot!! This looks like it was super inspiring!!

  4. wendy laurel says:

    oh i love her dresses!! that white particularly.. super cute idea and wonderful photography

  5. so gorgeous! i love all the details & gorgeous photos!

  6. Kina says:

    Beautiful session Mirelle!

  7. Krystle Akin says:

    What an amazing shoot!! I am in love with so many!

  8. Jen O. says:

    What a fun session! Love all those reds. And such a sweet cake!

  9. Such a gorgeous shoot, I love the rich berry colors! And the details are beautifully pulled together!

  10. Wow! What a special shoot this is. I love everything about it, but I think my favorite picture is the one where they are wrapped in the flag in the open field. Gorgeous!

  11. connie chang says:

    mirelle – this is so good. love that first shot esp and her crown!

  12. mirelle says:


  13. M, this shoot is simply stunning and oh-so-perfect!!! So gorgeous and congrats on the GWS feature.


  14. mirelle says:

    Test 2

  15. Jen O. says:

    SO beautiful! What a stunning session!

  16. Krystle Akin says:

    My FAVORITE 4th shoot I have seen yet!

  17. Kina says:

    Super cool Mirelle!

  18. Rachel May says:

    Such a fun shoot!! I love the colors and romance!

  19. beautiful shoot!! i love the rich berry colors!

  20. i absolutely love this shoot! the couple & cake are so gorgeous!

  21. Oh my word! I love this session! Very unique.

  22. What a stunning shoot! I especially love the picture of them wrapped up in the flag in the open field. Awesome!

  23. Where is this? That bridge is so romantic. Loving everything about this shoot!

  24. Kel Ward says:

    I love this whole shoot so much! Her dresses are to die for! Perfection.

  25. Trish Barker says:

    Wow! Just wow. Love these so much! The light and the styling and that shot of them holding the cake slice with the sparklers in it… FAV! Awesome shoot!

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I'm Mirelle and I'm so happy you're here. Here you'll find my favorite photos from events and sessions. Stay a while and say hello!

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